Los Alamos COVID-19 Updates & News Releases
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Read News Releases from the LOS ALAMOS COUNTY related to the COVID-19 Pandemic - Updates may be posted daily or less frequently, as conditions warrant. (For NEW MEXICO STATE COVID-19 updates, refer to: New Mexico Department of Health News Room; New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham News Room; For FEDERAL COVID-19 updates visit the Centers for Disease and Prevention News Room)

Update September 3, 2020:

County Update 52 on COVID-19, Library to Begin Taking Reservations for Internet Computers Beginning September 8th

Update July 6, 2020:

County Update 51 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office to Limit In-Person Services, as the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Continues

Update July 1, 2020:

County Update 50 on COVID-19, County Fair and Rodeo Canceled Due to COVID-19

Update June 17, 2020:

County Update 49 on COVID-19, Customer Care Representatives Begin Limited In-person Business

County Update 48 on COVID-19, County Council Using Zoom Webinar for Public Comment for June 30th Meeting

Update June 16, 2020:

County Update 47 on COVID-19, County Assessor Fully Opens for Business

Update June 15, 2020:

County Update 46 on COVID-19, UPDATE: Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office Opens to the Public

County Update 45 on COVID-19, County moves toward 50 percent repopulating of facilities beginning June 15

Update June 9, 2020:

County Update 44 on COVID-19, Atomic City Transit Phase 1 Reopening – June 15

Update June 8, 2020:

County Update 43 on COVID-19, Boards & Commissions Begin to Resume Meetings

Update June 5, 2020:

County Update 42 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Library System Curbside Service to Begin June 15th

Update June 2, 2020:

County Update 41 on COVID-19, Aquatic Center Re-opens June 8 for Lap Swimming; Reserve Pool Lanes Starting Friday, June 5

Update June 1, 2020:

County Update 40 on COVID-19, County Offers Free Face Masks

Update May 28, 2020:

County Update 39 on COVID-19, La Mesa Trail Reserved Part-time for Aspen Ridge Residents, 

County Update 38 on COVID-19, Animal Shelter Art Contest

Update May 22, 2020:

County Update 37 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Library System Service Updates

Updates May 15, 2020:

County Update 36 on COVID-19, County Manager Comments on Essential Services status; Addresses Governor’s directive for everyone to wear face coverings in public, starting tomorrow, due to COVID-19

Updates May 13, 2020:

County Update 35 on COVID-19, Technological Advances Assist Finance in Working Remotely during COVID-19

Updates May 8, 2020:

County Update 34 on COVID-19, Food Boxes Delated Until Monday

Updates May 7, 2020:

County Update 33 on COVID-19, Dog Leash Reminder

County Update 32 on COVID-19, Food Boxes May 8 for Special At Risk Populations

Updates May 5, 2020:

County Update 31 on COVID-19, Golf Course re-opens on Friday with restrictions in place due to DOH public emergency order RE: mass gatherings

Updates May 4, 2020:

County Update 30 on COVID-19, Format for Council meetings in May for commenting, attendance continues to be in place due to DOH public emergency order RE: mass gatherings

Updates May 1, 2020:

County Update 29 on COVID-19, No Parking at Station 4

Updates April 27, 2020:

County Update 28 on COVID-19, Boards & Commissions Meetings Continue to be Canceled due to COVID-19

County Update 27 on COVID-19, Volunteers help out by donating face coverings; County encourages residents to log hours for later request to FEMA against 25% match due to COVID-19

Updates April 23, 2020:

County Update 26 on COVID-19, County extends Essential Services status through May 15 to comply with Governor’s “stay at home” executive order due to COVID-19

County Update 25 on COVID-19, Closures of County Facilities Continue to Align with Governor’s Extension

Updates April 22, 2020:

County Clerk Issues Voter Information Notices Ahead of the Upcoming 2020 Primary Election

Updates April 16, 2020:

County Update 24 COVID-19, Be wary of coronavirus scams

Updates April 14, 2020:

County Update 23 on COVID-19, Despite pandemic, Public Works projects remain on track and moving forward through telework, teleconference options

County Update 22 on COVID-19, Public Health Office offers COVID-19 testing Mondays & Wednesdays by appointment

Updates April 13, 2020:

County Update 21 on COVID-19, Volunteers asked to log hours; County may be able to include in request to FEMA for later reimbursement against 25% match due to COVID-19

County Update 20 on COVID-19, Essential employees need help from community for face coverings to wear out in the field for protection due to COVID-19

Updates April 10, 2020:

County Update 19 on COVID-19, RV Park, Main Gate Park see changes due to Governor’s Executive Order

Los Alamos County Library System Closure Updates

In-Person Attendance Prohibited at BPU Meeting – DPU Update 6

Assessor office changes due to COVID-19

Updates April 9, 2020:

County Update 18 on COVID-19, County extends Essential Services status through April 30 to comply with Governor's "stay at home" executive order due to COVID-19

Updates April 8 2020:

UPDATE: Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office Reduces Office Hours in Response to Continued COVID-19 Concerns

County Update 17 on COVID-19, County asks for community to help supply face coverings to employees out in the field for protection due to COVID-19

County Update 16 on COVID-19, Boards & Commissions Meetings Continue to be Canceled due to COVID-19

Updates April 7, 2020:

County Update 15 on COVID-19, #FindHopeLosAlamos during COVID-19
Fire Marshal Comments on Maximum Occupancy Requirements under Amended Public Health Order

County Update 14 on COVID-19, Trails, Parks, Dogs and COVID-19

Updates April 6, 2020:

County Update 13 on COVID-19, Closures of County Facilities Continue because of COVID-19

County Update 12 on COVID-19, Council Meeting Changes Continue because of COVID-19

Updates April 1, 2020:

DPU Suspends Utility Service Shut-Offs - DPU Update 5

Social Services Manager:  Keep up the good work on social distancing

Updates March 30, 2020:

Overlook Park closed Thursday for DOH COVID-19 testing

County Update 11 on COVID-19, Food Secure, Residents Asked Not to Hoard Food, Supplies

Reduced Hours Starting April 1: Eco Station & Overlook Convenience Center - EV Update 1

Updates March 27, 2020:

County Update 10 on COVID-19, Council Meeting Changes Because of COVID-19

Department of Health announces COVID-19 screening in Los Alamos County

Updates March 24, 2020:

Coronavirus Precautions Could Lead To Increased Domestic Violence - PD Update 1

Public Attendance Prohibited at BPU Meeting - DPU Update 4

Updates March 19, 2020:

County Update 9 on COVID-19, Public Works "Still at Work"

Updates March 18, 2020:

County Update 8 on COVID-19, Animal Shelter Hours of Operation, Limited to Staff only

County Update 7 on COVID-19, Chair Scott Signs Emergency Declaration

County Update 6 on COVID-19, ACT answers questions about Dial-a-Ride while fixed routes are suspended

County Update 5 on COVID-19, Snow Patrol Crews ready to roll if LA gets snow overnight

Updates March 17, 2020:

County Update 4 on COVID-19, Employees move to essential services staff levels, telecommute, reduced or eliminated customer service face to face transactions March 18

DPU Continues Essential Services - DPU Update 3

BPU Meeting Moved to March 25 - DPU Update 2

Updates March 15, 2020:

County Update 3 on COVID-19, Announcing Add'l Facilities closing March 16

Updates March 13, 2020:

County Update 2 on COVID-19, Addressing Contractors and Service Contracts, Facilities (published 3/13/20)

County Update 1 on COVID-19 Addressing Add'l Preparations
(published 3/13/20)

Municipal Court COVID-19 Update 1 (published 3/13/20)

Assessor COVID-19 Update 1 (published 3/13/20)

Library Manager Issues Statement on COVID 19 and Preventive Measures, Cancelations (published 3/13/20)

Clerk Issues Stmt on COVID 19 and Services (published 3/13/20)

Update March 12, 2020:

County's Response to Governor/NMHD Mass Gatherings Ban (published 3/12/20)

DPU Recommends Customers Conduct Business via Phone - DPU Update 1

Updates March 10, 2020:

County Prepares for COVID-19 (published 3/10/20)


Do you need help with COVID-19 Resources?: (Posted 5/30/2020 and mailed to all citizens the week first week in June, 2020.)

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: On March 23, 2020, New Mexico Department of Health issued a public health emergency order directing all New Mexicans to stay home except to maintain continuity of functions critical to public health and safety. This pdf document is a a coronavirus (COVID-19) resource guide for citizens in Los Alamos and White Rock. (posted March 27, 2020 and mailed to citizens first week in April 2020)

Flyer PDF for businesses or organizations to use, post or share in their facilities related to March 16 closures for County Facilities (posted 3/16/20)